No. 4 Men's Ice Hockey Falls to No. 14 Williams, 6-4

GENESEO, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo junior forward Levi Wunder scored a goal and dished off an assist but the Knights fell to visiting No. 14 Williams, 6-4, on Sunday afternoon at Ira S. Wilson Arena. 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Williams struck first, scoring just 1:15 into the contest but the Knights responded when junior forward Dan Bosio tipped a shot from the point past the Ephs goalie to tie it, 1-1, with 14:24 to play in the first period. 
  • The Ephs scored again midway through the period, but junior forward Carson Kelley brought the Knights level, 2-2, burying a rebound with 6:06 to play in the period. 
  • In the second period, Wunder struck for a short-handed goal to put Geneseo ahead, 3-2, but Williams scored a pair of goals before the end of the period to take a 4-3 lead into the second intermission. 
  • With just under 11 minutes remaining in the third period, senior forward Tyson Empey tallied a power-play goal to level the score, 4-4. Williams tallied two goals, including an empty-net score, in the final seven minutes to seal the game. 

QUICK FACTS

  • Geneseo finished with 10 Knights recording at least one point, as Wunder and senior defenseman Tanner Salsberry each finished with two points. 
  • The Knights have scored short-handed goals in back-to-back games and have scored at least one power-play goal in each of their last five contests. 
  • The game snaps the Knights' 20-game unbeaten streak at home, dating back to the 2017 season. 

WHAT'S NEXT? 

Geneseo (7-2-1) returns to action on Friday, Dec. 6 when it hosts Brockport in its final game before winter break. The Knights will host the Annual Teddy Bear Toss, all fans are invited to bring a new or gently-used stuffed animal to throw on the ice after the Knights' first goal to be donated to local charities. Last year, the event resulted in over 500 stuffed toys donated to Catholic Charities of Livingston County, Focus on the Children, and Foster Children of Livingston County.